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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Mammoth Lakes in California



Earthquake location 37.5595016S, -118.838501WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Mammoth Lakes in California. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.27 km (-0 miles). Exact location of event, depth -0.27 km, -118.838501° West, 37.5595016° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 15:26:51 / July 16, 2017 @ 3:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:26:51 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nc72839676. Event ids that are associated: nc72839676.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.838501° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5595016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SE of Mammoth Lakes, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-16 15:26:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-16 15:31:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 127 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06248 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72839676 Id of event.
Event Code 72839676 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72839676, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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